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About Move Up Solutions

Real Estate Solutions For Real People

Move UP With Kelly Monteblanco

The concept of “Move Up” means a lot to us at Move Up Solutions. It means getting you from where you are to where you want to be – and having someone help you all along the way to get from point A to point B.
Our Promise
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Here’s our promise to you:

  • We’re about people and helping people live their best lives – which means helping YOU find ways to reach your goals for home ownership
  • We’ll help you find the home that you will feel MOST at home in
  • Your needs and our recommendations and strategies will always match up
  • We’ll tell you any hard truths but also come to the table with real solutions

Meet the Move UP Team

Meet Kelly Monteblanco, Principal, and Dyana Johnson, Broker / Realtor
Our Team
Kelly Monteblanco

Kelly Monteblanco


Kelly has been a Realtor for 10 years, and finds her highest purpose is helping clients Move Up from where they are to where they want to be. She believes that you living your best life starts when you live in the right home. A resident of the Tri-cities for 27 years, she loves helping new folks find the right city to fit their lifestyle. When she’s not on the hunt for homes, you can find her selling plasma to support her Lego addiction, or attempting to train her three unruly dogs.
Kelly and Dy
Kelly and her dogs
Dyana and her dogs
Dyana Johnson

Dyana Johnson


Dyana has lived all over the western US and even did a short stint in New Jersey. She brings her experience as a paralegal to our team, and with it the much-appreciated attention to detail we needed! In her spare time she collects unicorn stickers, teaches mandarin Chinese to the neighborhood squirrels, and has started an orphanage for feral cats.

working with Kelly Monteblanco

Your Experience Working With Kelly

Buying a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make. I always tell my clients that if done correctly, it could be THE wisest decision in your life!

Equity, location and demand are three factors not to underestimate when looking at real long-term benefits for both buyer AND seller alike – but wait there’s more: Not only do they get personal service from an expert who knows every trick on how best help you through the process; I know to look for things you don’t even have on your radar.

I carry the stressful logistical things for you. Which means you’ll have so much fun finding just the right house with my full service treatment.

OUR Featured Blog Posts

Our Blog
5 Mortgage Tips for Single Parents

5 Mortgage Tips for Single Parents

Single Parents, and any buyer, can benefit from these 5 simple tips. If you’re a single parent, it’s arguably more challenging to buy a home than for those in a partnership with dual incomes. Yet it’s easy to see why so many single parents are eager to purchase a house. Beyond finding a perfect kitchen and playroom, owning a home is an integral part of building a healthy financial future. And while homeownership may seem like an increasingly out-of-reach dream for single moms and dads, buying a house is definitely an achievable reality for most folks. To help inform you on this journey, we reached out to experts for tips on how to land a great mortgage as a single parent.